Fernando Venegas Traba

Fernando Venegas Traba

Fernando Venegas Traba was born in Punta Arenas, Chile in 1981. His work as a filmmaker is centered on social issues and art. In 2014 he won a Fulbright Scholarship that allowed him to pursue a Masters in Social Documentary Film at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. His thesis film and first feature is centered in female "breakers" [breakdancers], exploring gender issues and the culture of Hip-Hop. He also garnered a filmmaking fellowship with the Ballet Hispanico dance company during his time in NYC.

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Now Streaming: SocDoc Alumni
May 29, 2019

Now Streaming: SocDoc Alumni

A great many SocDoc alumni films are recently streaming into the comfort of your home these days - so we compiled a list to make a TV party easy for you! Check out the work our alumni are making, and tell a friend. Read More
Spring Festivals!
April 04, 2019

Spring Festivals!

Festival season is ramping up and our prolific SocDoc alum are screening at major festivals across North America. Here’s a rundown of where SocDocers and their films are at over the next few months:  Read More
2019 Alumni Editing Fellowship
March 29, 2019

2019 Alumni Editing Fellowship

Graduates of SVA’s MFA Documentary program (Groups 1 through 8) are invited to apply for the second annual SocDoc Summer Editing Fellowship with their documentary features in post-production.

Acknowledging that emerging documenta Read More
March Weekend Camera & Sound Workshops
February 12, 2019

March Weekend Camera & Sound Workshops

We've got two weekend workshops coming up in March to help you brush up on your camera & sound skills. Read More